Cortina d'Ampezzo

Cortina d'Ampezzo (kōrtēˈnä dämpĕdˈzō) [key], town (1991 pop. 7,109), in Venetia, NE Italy, in the heart of the Dolomites. It is an international winter sports center with a large tourism industry. The 1956 winter Olympic games were held there.

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